They’ve been ranked as high as No. 2 in the country among 2012–13 recruiting classes. In an interview earlier this year with IM, coach Tom Crean identified the individual strengths of the incoming freshmen.
Twenty-four Hoosiers (and one regular visitor) revisit moments that inspired passions and redirected futures. From these experiences, they have found success as doctors, champions, entertainers, aficionados—but nothing feels like the very first time.